Sunday 10 September 2023

Environment Gk Questions

Environment Gk Questions for UPSC, SSC, RPSC, UPPSC, NDA, and all other competitive examinations.

General Knowledge Quiz

1. Where is the National Institute of Environmental Research and Training located?

a) Mumbai (Maharashtra)

b) Bangalore (Karnataka)

c) Delhi (National Capital Territory)

d) Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

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Correct Answer: b) Bangalore (Karnataka)

2. When is World Environment Day celebrated?

a) 21 March

b) 5 June

c) 22 April

d) 1 July

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Correct Answer: b) 5 June

3. According to the National Forest Policy, what percentage of land area must be covered by forests?

a) 10%

b) 20%

c) 33%

d) 50%

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Correct Answer: c) 33%

4. On which date is World Environment Day observed?

a) 21 May

b) 5 June

c) 15 August

d) 10 December

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Correct Answer: b) 5 June

5. Which gas is found most abundantly in the atmosphere?

a) Oxygen (O2)

b) Carbon dioxide (CO2)

c) Nitrogen (N2)

d) Methane (CH4)

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Correct Answer: c) Nitrogen (N2)

6. Who were the proponents of environmental determinism?

a) Charles Darwin

b) Rachel Carson

c) Carl Ritter

d) Aldo Leopold

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Correct Answer: c) Carl Ritter

7. Which gas is primarily responsible for the greenhouse effect on Earth?

a) Oxygen (O2)

b) Carbon dioxide (CO2)

c) Hydrogen (H2)

d) Nitrogen (N2)

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Correct Answer: b) Carbon dioxide (CO2)

8. Which environmental organization is known for its "Red List" of endangered species?

a) Greenpeace

b) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

c) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

d) The Nature Conservancy

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Correct Answer: c) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

9. What is the primary cause of the hole in the ozone layer?

a) Carbon emissions

b) Methane emissions

c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

d) Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions

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Correct Answer: c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

10. Which rainforest, often called the 'Lungs of the Earth,'?

a) Borneo Rainforest

b) Congo Rainforest

c) Amazon Rainforest

d) Andes Rainforest

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Correct Answer: c) Amazon Rainforest


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